Black Forest Tart

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Black Forest Tart


Black Forest Tart is a magical combination of chocolate and cherry with an oreo cookie crust, a chocolaty filling and plenty of cherries and chocolate drizzle on top.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

This is a recipe I have been eyeing in a Taste of Home Magazine. I have literally zillions of recipes saved to try, but this one went to the top of my list because I have never, ever made anything Black Forest.

Black Forest Tart- super eay to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

I rarely make tarts and I’m not sure why. They are fairly simple to make, no more difficult than a pie, but for some reason they seem much more elegant and special than a pie.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

The tart itself is fairly simple to make and the cherry topping is nothing more than a can of cherry pie filling.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

Together they make one heck of a combination.

Black Forest Tart- super easy to make with a can of cherry pie filling.

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Black Forest Tart

Black Forest Tart

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 417kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Black Forest Tart has a chocolate cookie crust, a rich chocolate filling and a cherry pie topping.
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  • 1 1/2 cups oreo cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour


  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl stir together cookies crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press into bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 11-inch tart pan with a removable bottom.
  • Place on baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool.
  • To make filling, microwave butter and chocolate at 20 second increments until smooth when stirred. Cool 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt until thickened, about 4 minutes.
  • With mixer on low, gradually beat in chocolate mixture.
  • Stir in flour.
  • Pour batter into prepared crust. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Spread cherry pie filling on top
  • Microwave chocolate and cream until melted. Stir until smooth. Drizzle on top of cherries. Serve immediately or refrigerate.


Calories: 417kcal


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